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2012 Castlewood 8-Hour adventure race volunteer report

I spent my oldest child’s 20th birthday volunteering at the Castlewood 8-Hour adventure race.  I didn’t even have to feel guilty about being gone all day since he was out of town visiting friends. My team had actually planned to race, … Continue reading

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Lessons (still being) learned at Berryman

Note: this report was written by Kate.  Commentary by Jim is in red with any responses in blue. ****** This past Saturday marked my second crack at finishing the Berryman Adventure race’s 12 hour course. Once again racing with my brother … Continue reading

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Berryman is almost here

After Thunder Rolls last month, I was spared my normal post-race depression by the knowledge that the Berryman Adventure was fast approaching. Berryman, of course, was my first official adventure race, and it lived up to its reputation as “a … Continue reading

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I’m (in)famous!

…well, not really, but if all was right with the world I would be.  You see, I’m in a video on the Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Adventure Racing website, and next to my own awesome team, they’re without a doubt the … Continue reading

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Incredible Journey: The Thunder Rolls 24-hr AR

Standing at the start line for the group picture, I realized that my allergy symptoms had miraculously disappeared, just as I’d said they would.  I could only hope that they’d stay gone, but just in case I had packed as … Continue reading

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Thunder Rolls 24-hour adventure race

Wow. As I start this report, it’s 6:30 a.m. and I’m lying in my bed for the weekend, a top bunk at YMCA Camp Benson, the HQ of this year’s Thunder Rolls adventure race. 24 hours ago we were 6.5 … Continue reading

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Facing your fears

My love for adventure racing has led to me into situations that others might consider dangerous: traipsing through the Mark Twain National Forest for 9 hours with someone I met over the internet, standing in the woods wondering if I … Continue reading

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